Ask the Experts
Mar
23
6:00 pm18:00

Ask the Experts

  • Keifer Building at St. Pauls'

Getting Your Affairs in Order

Too many people wait for a crisis to make decisions about their care and wishes.
That creates additional stress and upset in an already trying time. Make things easier for you
and your loved ones by preparing and getting your affairs in order now.
Join us for a FREE panel discussion. Some of the topics that will be covered:

  • wills
  • durable power of attorney
  • healthcare power of attorney
  • advanced health directives
  • funeral pre-planning

Jason Dibble, Wallace & Dibble Law Firm, and Cris Loutzenhiser of Loutzenhiser Funeral Home, will be on hand to discuss these topics and answer your questions.

RSVP to gfay@lifeatstpauls.org or 724-588-9613 ext. 1217

Coffee with a Cop
Mar
28
7:00 am07:00

Coffee with a Cop

  • Twin Temptations

Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation!

No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask question, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood.

Questions? Contact Sgt. Paul Molton, 724-588-4190

Join officers from Greenville/West Salem and Hempfield Police.

40 Under 40 Reception
Apr
5
5:30 pm17:30

40 Under 40 Reception

  • Park Inn by Radisson

Recognition of the 40 Under 40 recipients

Sponsored by the Shenango Valley, Grove City, Mercer, and Greenville Chambers of Commerce

Cost is $25 per person.

Reservations required: mandy@svchamber.com 724-981-5880

 

Apr
13
6:00 pm18:00

Sip & Paint

  • Greenville Senior Center

Benefits the 10th Annual Greenville Heritage Days

All painting supplies and refreshments included. This is the picture that will be painted.

Tickets are $40 and may be purchased at the Greenville Senior Center or from a Heritage Days Committee Member, or call, Brandon, 724-988-8662.

Strayhaven Annual Reverse Raffle
Apr
22
5:30 pm17:30

Strayhaven Annual Reverse Raffle

  • Elks Lodge

5:30 pm - Doors Open

6:00 pm - Boards Open

7:00 pm - Dinner

8:00 pm - Drawings
Tickets - $40 per couple
(includes dinner, beer/pop, and main board ticket)

Contact: Jessica Jamison, 724-877-8795

Apr
25
10:00 am10:00

The Business of Early Learning

  • Best Western

Economic Summit on Early Childhood Investment

Join more than 200 business leaders, policy makers, and community leaders to examine the latest research and policy developments in early learning. Participants will learn, network, and collaborate for smart policy investments to impact today's children and tomorrow's economy.

Sponsored by the PA Early Learning Investment Commission.

GSO's Orchestral Extravaganza
May
13
7:30 pm19:30

GSO's Orchestral Extravaganza

  • Passavant Center at Thiel College

Feature the talented musicians of the GSO in an orchestral extravaganza with overtures, waltzes, dances, marches, and tangos. This very colorful program includes Mozart's Marriage of Figaro Overture, Strauss' Blue Danube Waltz, Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance March, Tangos by Sousa and Anderson, and Tchaikovsky's vibrant Capriccio Espagnol. The GSO will perform the breathtaking finale to the Saint-Saens Organ Symphony No. 3 with organist Karyn Kirchofer as soloist.

Order tickets here


18th Annual Auction
Mar
10
6:00 pm18:00

18th Annual Auction

  • Howard Miller Center at Thiel College

Join us for an exciting evening of bidding and great auction items.

Benefits the Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Mercer County

  • Table of 10: $425
  • Table of 8: $350
  • Individual ticket: $45

Register/Pay online

Price include heavy hors d'oeuvres, open bar and bid number.

Mar
8
8:30 am08:30

Regional Impact of the Petrochemical/Cracker Plant on Western PA

  • Cross Creek Resort

Opportunities for Manufacturing, Entrepreneurs and Education

Sponsored by the Northwest PA Oil & Gas Hub

Learn about the economic and education impact from the experiences of Louisiana's established petrochemical/cracker plants.

The cracker plant being constructed in Monaca, PA will have a major economic impact to Western PA for decades to come.

Presenters: Louisiana leaders in industry, economic development and education will share their experience and what they have learned from the opening of a cracker plant in their area. Also leaders in the oil and gas industry will update you on the progress within the industry.

GSO Goes to the Movies
Feb
11
3:00 pm15:00

GSO Goes to the Movies

  • Passavant Memorial Center at Thiel College

The Greenville Symphony Orchestra presents music from such famous movies as The Bridge Over the River Kwai, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Blues Brothers, The Producers, The Sting, The Magnificent Seven, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, as well as music from The Lone Ranger and a lovely medley of music by Henry Mancini. You might also hear such songs as the "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy from Company B" and "I've Got You Under My Skin." 

Order tickets here

Steak Dinner
Feb
4
5:00 pm17:00

Steak Dinner

St. Michael School 6th Annual Steak Dinner

Dinner: locally raised 8 oz. black angus steak, baked potato, salad bar, vegetable, bread & butter

Desserts: featuring Gelato from U'll Scream and a variety of cakes

Drinks: wine, coffee and soft drinks

Take out orders are available

Tickets: $15 in advance or $18 at the door

Call Robin Bates, 724-699-0899 or the school office, 724-588-7050. Tickets are available at the school office from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays or the church office from 12 to 5 p.m. Also available from Robin and Wes Bates or the Knights of Columbus.

****Bonus - $100 money tree raffle included for all ticket holders ******

Commissioners Meet-n-Greet
Feb
3
11:30 am11:30

Commissioners Meet-n-Greet

  • Mercer County Career Center

Sponsored by Mercer Area, Grove City Area, Greenville Area and Shenango Valley Chambers of Commerce.

Get the opportunity to hear from County Commissioners, Matt McConnell, Scott Boyd and Tim McGonigle.

Cost is $10. RSVP by January 27 to Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce, 143 N. Diamond Street, Mercer, PA 16137, 724-662-4185 or click here

Lunch buffet: salad, chicken marsala, citrus baked fish, mashed potatoes with gravy, buttered corn, glazed carrots, apple crostata with creme anglaise, fresh baked rolls with butter, and beverages.

 

Business & Community Expo
Jan
28
10:00 am10:00

Business & Community Expo

  • Thiel College Rissell-Schreyer Dome

Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and The Record Argus.

Visit with over 60 area businesses about their products and services.

Admission $1

If you are interested in a display, register here.

Coffee Connections
Jan
27
8:30 am08:30

Coffee Connections

  • The Cornerstone Restaurant

Connecting Businesses to Create a Better Community

Sponsored by: Primary Health Network

PHN and PHN Foundation invite business members of Mercer County and surrounding areas to attend Coffee Connections to create networking opportunities and educate others on what our area has to offer.

RSVP by January 13: rdean@primary-health.net

Ask the Experts
Jan
26
6:00 pm18:00

Ask the Experts

  • The Keifer Building at St. Paul's

Residents of The Colony at St. Paul's share insights on retirement living.

Panel Presenters:

  • Tom & Nancy Hoffacker moved to The Colony in October 2015. Tom serves on The Colony Resident Council and Nancy is a member of the Crafter's Club.
  • Mary Ellen Bayuk moved into The Colony the day after retirement, January 2014. She is president-elect of The Colony Resident Council and serves on Program & Marketing Committee of the Board of Directors of St. Paul's.
  • Gerry McElree moved to The Colony in 2011. Gerry serves as a New Resident Mentor and is an official Ambassador.
  • Conrad & Carol Koehler moved to The Colony in April 2016. The couple participates in the Crafter's Club and have recently agreed to become Ambassadors.

A Q&A will follow the presentation. What you will learn:

  • Considerations for a move to a senior living community
  • Preparing for a move
  • Financial considerations
  • Options & benefits
  • Life at St. Paul's after the move

RSVP by January 23 to jkather@lifeatstpauls.org or 724-588-9613 x1209

A Conversation with DCED Secretary Davin
Jan
23
8:00 am08:00

A Conversation with DCED Secretary Davin

  • Park Inn by Radisson

Developing Our Future Workforce: A Conversation with DCED Secretary Davin

We often talk about how to further industry and create jobs in our area. If we are attracting industry to the area, those companies need qualified workers. In order to provide a superior workforce, we need to start early. Secretary Davin will speak about developing early learning as an economic development strategy.

Cost: $20 person include a full breakfast buffet

RSVP by January 10 - Click here to register online and pay.

Event brought to by Early Learning Investment Commission, Greenville-Reynolds Development Corp., Greenville Area, Grove City  Area, Mercer Area and Shenango Valley Chambers of Commerce, and Penn-Northwest Dev. Corp.

 

Cookie Walk
Dec
10
10:30 am10:30

Cookie Walk

  • Greenville Area Public Library

Friends of the Greenville Area Public Library

Featuring an assortment of homemade Christmas cookies available for $6/dozen. Simply walk through and choose your favorites.

Cackles, Clutches & Cocktails
Nov
10
6:00 pm18:00

Cackles, Clutches & Cocktails

  • UPMC Horizon Womancare Center

Sponsored by UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation

15 Signature Purse Winners - one announced every 10 minutes

50+ purse raffle; tickets drawn at 8 p.m. $20 per ticket

Re-purposed relics - great selection - reasonably priced

Tickets: $40 includes appetizers and drinks. Call 724-983-7159 to RSVP by November 4.

Sponsorship Opportunities available -  click here for a registration form

What Web Presence Strategy Is Right for You?
Nov
10
8:30 am08:30

What Web Presence Strategy Is Right for You?

  • Glen Johnson Center at Thiel College

Small Business Growth Series

This interactive workshop will explore the following:

  • Website best practices
  • When to use Facebook as a website
  • Why you may need both
  • Quick overview of some of the features on Facebook

Cost is $20 for chamber members; $25 for non members. This seminar is available on site or as a WebEx. Click here to register.

The seminar will be held in Room 105 of the Glen Johnson Center at Thiel College.

 

The Veteran's Breakfast Storytelling Event
Nov
5
8:00 am08:00

The Veteran's Breakfast Storytelling Event

  • Buhl Park Casino

Sponsored by the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Veterans Breakfast Club of Pittsburgh.

The mission of the Veterans Breakfast Club is to create communities of listening around veterans and their stories to ensure that this living history will never be forgotten.

This free event will be moderated by Todd DePastino, author of Bill Mauldin: A Lfie Up Front and will include opportunities to share and hear the stories of local veterans.

RSVP: 724-981-5880 or info@svchamber.com.

"Dancing Queen: the Music of ABBA"
Oct
22
7:30 pm19:30

"Dancing Queen: the Music of ABBA"

  • Passavan Center at Thiel College

Featuring "Jeans 'n Classics"

Sponsored by Greenville Symphony Orchestra

This group of top flight musicians from Canada presents an exciting evening of the music of ABBA. Everyone is sure to enjoy the mix of vocals, classic rock and the GSO. This entertaining performance will include all of the most famous ABBA songs and is sure to rekindle memories and the joy of hearing all this music again live.

Visit the GSO website for sponsorship opportunities and tickets.

Northeasterly Winds
Oct
16
3:30 pm15:30

Northeasterly Winds

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Sponsored by Friends of Music at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

The quartet consists of Nanette Adams, flute, Kathy Zetts, oboe, Mike Vara, clarinet, Marc Fannin, bassoon, and James Fuller, horn. They perform a varied repertoire ranging from J.S. Bach to the Beatles.

The concert is free and open to the public. An opportunity will be provided for a free-will offering to support the series.

Chamber Annual Dinner
Oct
13
5:00 pm17:00

Chamber Annual Dinner

  • Luther Room at Thiel College

Join us as we honor the Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, and Service Organization of the Year.

5:00 p.m. Mixer with dinner at 6 p.m.

All members receive one free ticket; however, an RSVP is REQUIRED by October 5. Additional guests are $25 each.

Note: Mentor and above tiers will be contacted regarding their reservations.

36th Annual O'Brien Children Memorial Lobster Clambake
Oct
12
5:00 pm17:00

36th Annual O'Brien Children Memorial Lobster Clambake

  • Tiffany's Banquest Center

Big Fun for a Great Cause!

Casual Attire and Live Entertainment

Tickets are $90 ($35 admission/$55 donation)

For information or tickets, jdemay@rienconstruction.com

Paul and Tina O’Brien turned a personal loss into a community triumph by establishing the O’Brien Children Memorial Fund. This fund started the Shenango Valley Foundation and has provided a compass by generously benefiting children and the elderly in our area. Medical and dental attention, wheelchairs, home entrance ramps, and help to equip vans for the handicapped are just a few of the necessities that this fund provides.

Grapes & Growlers
Oct
1
4:00 pm16:00

Grapes & Growlers

  • Loft 18

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first wine and beer tasting event, Grapes & Growlers inside Loft 18. Loft 18 is located on Route 18 at the Rutledge Road intersection.

Only 200 tickets will be sold for this premier event. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample some of the area’s finest wines and brews in this unique, casual atmosphere of a refurbished barn.

Click here to sponsor the event or for additional information. Call the Chamber, 724-588-7150, for ticket availability.

 

St. Michael School Car Cruise
Sep
25
2:00 pm14:00

St. Michael School Car Cruise

  • St. Michael Church

End of Summer Car Cruise in St. Michael Church parking lot. Burgers, hot dogs, hot sausage, chicken, nachos, cold drinks and desserts will be available. DJ playing hits all day.

Awesome door prizes and an amazing Chinese auction.

During the show, the winner of the 2016 Shelby GT 350 Mustang will be drawn. You can still purchase your tickets at www.smscardrawing.com.

Show is rain or shine. No entry fee.

7th Annual Race to End Hunger
Sep
24
9:00 am09:00

7th Annual Race to End Hunger

  • BC3 parking lot @ Linden Pointe

The 5k / 2 mile walk benefits the Community Food Warehouse

Race begins at 9 a.m. with the walk commencing immediately after.

Every runner and walker who crosses the finish line will be entered into a drawing for $1,000.

Advanced registration $18 and $20 on race day. Free kids fun run.

For more information or to register, visit the website.

United Way Restaurant Revue
Sep
22
5:30 pm17:30

United Way Restaurant Revue

  • Avalon Golf & Country Club at Buhl

Our region’s most gifted chefs will prepare luscious entrée samples, colorful hors d’oeuvres and rich desserts, rounded out by exotic coffees and libations.

This is a delicious way to support UWMC’s initiative of lifting families out of poverty in our community.

Tickets are $50 per person ($40 donation) and can be purchased on the United Way's website or by calling the office, 724-981-1884.

Greenville Community Fest
Sep
17
5:00 pm17:00

Greenville Community Fest

Community Fest is sponsored by Thiel College, the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Padone's Pizza & Pub and AVI Foodsystems.

Join us on Main Street for live music, beer/food tents, kid's zone, various vendors, cornhole tournament, and a whole lot of fun!

Vendors apply here. There is a small fee.

Free admission. For additional information contact, 724-588-7150 or 724-589-2201.

Grove City Foodie Fest
Sep
17
4:00 pm16:00

Grove City Foodie Fest

  • Joseph D. Monteleone Youth Festival Park

Sponsored by the Grove City Chamber of Commerce

Enjoy samples from restaurants. Music by Treebeard Brown

$10 for adults; $5 for children ages 3-12; children 2 and under free

Call the Grove City Chamber for more information, 724-458-6410

Full Moon Float
Sep
16
9:00 pm21:00

Full Moon Float

  • Carried Away Outfitters

Carried Away Outfitters

Guided tour begins at 9 p.m. Glow sticks and snacks provided.

Cost: $40 single kayak; $60 double kayak

Reservations required: 724-343-1313

19th Annual Car Cruise
Sep
11
1:00 pm13:00

19th Annual Car Cruise

  • St. Paul's OD Anderson Pavilion

Cars! Cars! Cars!

Craft & vendor village; BBQ ribs and corn roast; homemade pies; Chinese auction; raffles; DJ and Froggy's remote.

No charge for cruisers. No pre-registration required. For additional information, 724-588-7610.

 

20th Annual Pedal the Lakes
Sep
3
7:00 am07:00

20th Annual Pedal the Lakes

  • Riverside Park

Sponsored by the Mercer County Trails Association

Registration begins at 7 a.m. and closes at 10 a.m.

This is the 20th anniversary ride and includes new routes including up to four lakes, three wineries, and some of the most beautiful countryside. 20th Anniversary patches given to the first 100 pre-registered riders. Chances for everyone to win prizes! Choose from four routes of 12, 32, 63 or 100 miles. All riders will be served lunch, snacks and drinks during the ride. Support vehicles will patrol the course, but each rider is responsible for his or her bike maintenance. Helmets required.

Registration postmarked through Aug. 1 is $24; after Aug. and day of is $30.

T-shirst may be pre-ordered for $15 each.

For more information: Gary Semroc, gsemroc@neo.rr.com or 724-588-1472.

Click here for printable registration form or to register online.

Multi Chamber Mixer
Aug
30
6:00 pm18:00

Multi Chamber Mixer

  • Grove City Country Club

Thank you PNC Bank for sponsoring Greenville members.

Participating organizations:

  • Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Butler County Chamber of Commerce
  • Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Slippery Rock Business Association

The event is free for chamber members. Please register with your respective chamber. Greenville chamber members can register online.

 

Thank you PNC Bank for generously sponsoring the Greenville Area Chamber for this event.

Thank you PNC Bank for generously sponsoring the Greenville Area Chamber for this event.

United Way 38th Annual Pro-Am Golf Classic
Aug
25
12:00 pm12:00

United Way 38th Annual Pro-Am Golf Classic

  • Avalon Golf & Country Club at Buhl

Each foursome that plays will include a tri-state professional golfer. This is not a scramble, but a regulation handicap event.

Shotgun start at 12 p.m. followed by dinner. Cost is $175 per golfer ($70 tax deduction). Visit the United Way's website for sponsorship opportunities and a registration form.